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Williamsburg Independent School Salutes Class of 2020

High school seniors will not get the send off they envisioned this year thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, but local schools are finding different ways to honor the Class of 2020. Senior photos were used to make congratulatory signs that are currently on display in front of...
Posted On 07 May 2020

Area high schools planning virtual graduations for Class of 2020

While officials still want to eventually hold a traditional graduation ceremony, area high schools are making plans to honor the Class of 2020 with a virtual graduation. Corbin High School Principal John Crawford said between May 11 and May 15, the 220 graduates at Corbin will be...

Criminal justice students, area law enforcement join forces in ‘Operation Joy’

Twenty area law enforcement officers and 80 high school students studying to go into the law enforcement profession teamed up Tuesday to help 68 area families have a merrier Christmas. The fifth annual Operation Joy, organized by the criminal justice students at the Corbin Area...

W’burg computer students getting high tech help from Google, Intuit, Airbnb engineers

Williamsburg is getting its own app, and the Girls Who Code Club at Williamsburg Independent School is designing it. Another student group is busy digitalizing year books and producing content to be shown on the Jumbotron during ball games. The computer programming students, who...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019

WCHS, WHS offer Veterans Day salutes

Everyone, who serves in the armed forces of the United States makes sacrifices. Sometimes those sacrifices are simple things, such as missing anniversary celebrations or the birth of a child. Other times those sacrifices are much more substantial as some come home scarred either...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019

W’burg students score average on state assessments

Williamsburg Independent School students were average compared to the rest of the state on the latest round of state assessments scores with the elementary, middle and high schools each earning three stars out of a possible five stars on the new federal Every Student Succeeds Act...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019

Three high school graduation ceremonies now set at The Arena

If you are planning to go see a local high senior graduate this year, then chances are good that you will be heading to The Arena in Corbin, where graduation ceremonies for Corbin High School, Whitley County High School and Lynn Camp High School will be held in the coming weeks....
Posted On 08 May 2019
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Williamsburg, Corbin high schools in the top 3,000 nationally according to U.S. News and World Report

Two high schools in Whitley County ranked well in a recently published national news magazine’s online list of the best high schools in the state and country. Williamsburg High School was the 27th top school listed in the state, and Corbin High School was the 32nd top school out...
Posted On 08 May 2019

Williamsburg students score above state average on ACT

When it comes to doing well on the ACT college entrance exam, Williamsburg students are doing better than most of their piers in Kentucky. The Williamsburg Independent School District announced Tuesday that its students had achieved ACT scores that are nearly one point higher...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017